And the TiA Winners Are…
November 3, 2008,
Home Textiles Today is pleased to announce the winners of the seventh semi-annual Textiles Industry Award (TiA) competition – our salute to chosen design leaders who exhibited their products at the recent New York market.
Nearly 5,000 votes were cast by you and your fellow members of the home textiles industry – designers and product developers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers – during our online voting period, to determine the following winners among all the producers of new, trend-right home textiles products.
1. Most Innovative New Product
Bardwil – Evolution table linens
Made entirely from recycled bottles – cleaned, crushed and repurposed into polyester yarn; construction is water-repellent and easy care.
2. Best Eco-Friendly/Organic New Product
Hollander – Laura Ashley Natural Elements bed
Rejuvenated polyester fiber for fill. The fabrics are produced with organically grown cotton; processing of the yarns and weaving of the fabric is also certified organic.
3. Best New Print Product
Revman – Tommy Hilfiger Rooftop Terrace ensemble
4. Best New Color Story
Sferra – Alanya bed ensemble
5. Best New Back-to-School Product
WestPoint Home – Dorm Reform bed and bath set
6. Best New Opening Price Point Product
Chilewich – Dot table linens